Why I will vote for Rebecca Logan

OPINION editor Caleb Berry says Rebecca Logan "is the superior candidate" for Mayor of Anchorage "due to her position on law enforcement and fiscal matters."

Why UAA should be a concealed carry campus

Under specific circumstances, even students are permitted to carry firearms on campus.

A critique of power is not critique of identity

If you have had the misfortune to hear a talk by Milo Yiannopoulos or Richard Spencer, or heard conservative mouthpieces such as Tomi Lahren...

Greek life promotes success, community for students

Students who participate in Greek Life organizations tend to perform better academically than those who do not, Berry says.

Letter to the Editor: Thank athletes for taking a knee

To the Editor: This letter is to commend the athletes who take a knee during the national anthem.  They are rising above the sewage of...

Affirmative action is institutional racism

Perhaps one of the strangest positions taken by the liberal establishment in America is the support for various affirmative action programs. Their mantra has traditionally...

An open letter to the NCAA

OPINION: "I am an amateur chess player. It is something I do for entertainment and personal enjoyment. I play without pay and do not receive benefits for my participation in events. A college athlete, on the other hand, is the exact opposite of an amateur."

It’s time for Governor Walker to bow out

A 3-way race for governor spells victory for Senator Mike Dunleavy

Alaskans say yes to ANWR drilling

Voice of the Arctic Iñupiat passes resolution in support The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is the largest wildlife refuge in America. Spanning more...

The concept of race is cultural, not scientific

The concept of race — that physical features determine intelligence, ability, character — does not exist in science.  The mapping of human DNA shows that there...

Persecuted for faith: Christians in Egypt

It is a tragedy when human rights are violated. Targeted violence against a group of people is never acceptable. It is a sad reality...

What should the burden of proof be on campus sexual misconduct...

OPINION: Title IX and university investigations should be held to the same standard as other criminal investigations at the state and federal levels.

Live and let live: A defense of the Christian baker

OPINION: Every day, we awake in a nation where religious freedom is a guarantee to every person; rights rarely come free. One citizen by the name of Jack Philips is currently fighting for his rights and deserves our support.

Beware the commodification of Colin Kaepernick

Something that’s been missing from the debate about Nike’s decision to make Colin Kaepernick the face of their 30th anniversary ad campaign is a...

Toe to Toe: How should USUAA advocate on the university budget?

USUAA should advocate for university budget reductions By Ben Edwards Fiscal prudence is a tough pill to swallow for universities. It is not as delightful as...

How UAA can help fight Alaska’s rising STI rates

UAA should do more to combat the growing public health crisis

Letter to the Editor: ‘DREAMers deserve the same opportunities as me’

My brother and I didn’t choose to become Alaskans. He legally emigrated with my parents from the Philippines before he turned five years old,...

Autocrats before Theocrats: The Case for Supporting Bashar al-Assad

By Ben Edwards When the Arab Spring kicked off in 2010, President Obama was caught off guard. What followed was a haphazard scramble of inconsistent...

Anchorage should be Alaska’s capital

Caleb Berry is a senator for USUAA. The debate to move the Alaska State Capital from Juneau to Alaska is nothing new. The debate began...

What a utopia

OPINION: "If every man, woman and child in this country would regulate his and her conduct to the teachings of the scriptures, America could be the most successful, functional and happy society the world has ever known."

Cathy Sandeen is exactly what UAA needs

UAA is a unique institution in many ways. It is the largest in the University of Alaska system but not the flagship. It boasts...

Philippine media: Silencing the press builds ignorance in society

OPINION: According to Mizelle Mayo's research, the Philippines was rated the third most “ignorant” country by Ipsos’s “The Perils of Perception 2017.”

Prescription Drug Importation Is Dangerous for Alaskans

It's rare that Republicans and Democrats see eye-to- eye on healthcare reform. And yet, in early September, Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Bernie Sanders...

UAA benefits from employing tenured faculty

While there are exceptions to this ruling, under current policy, to be a tenured professor within the University of Alaska system more or less means that he or she cannot be fired. The reason this makes UAA a higher quality university is because it protects and encourages freedom of thought and speech.

Welcome from UAA Student Body President Alec Burris

Hello Seawolves, Welcome to UAA! I’m sure that you’ve found college to be a much different experience than those of your past. With the decision...

Letter to the Editor: Why We Are Voting “No” on Proposition...

By Ben Edwards and Suzanne Snyder Many arguments have been presented as to why Prop 1 should be rejected, but there is one important argument missing:...

TOE TO TOE: Should the U.S. tighten restrictions on firearms? NO

“Common sense” gun control measures can be unconstitutional, restricting the rights of licensed gun owners

Letter to the Editor: ‘Diversity is an institutional responsibility’

I hate to say it, but I feel compelled to say it anyway.  Bigotry, racism, hatred, and many other “isms” are alive in the...

No complaints

By Keon Hee Jang Keon Hee Jang is a civil engineering student at UAA and a Resource Assistant at the Student Union Info Desk. Students can’t complain...

Bad girls ruin good boys

Hello ladies. Recently, I heard a woman say, “There aren't any good men left. They are either taken, or gay.” Well that's not entirely...